Players of the Week
Prairie View A&M forward Angelica Diaz has been named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week; defender Ashley Bailey and goalkeeper Kristin Swanson of Mississippi Valley State were tabbed Defensive Player and Goalkeeeper of the Week, respectively.
â€¢ The UAPB Lady Lions are ranked in the top 50 in the nation in scoring offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game.
â€¢ UAPBâ€™s Nicole Parks-Powell and Jade West are ranked first and second in the nation in points per game. Powell leads Division I averaging 4.0 points per game while West is second tallying 3.25 points per outing. Powell is also the national leader in goals per game (1.67) while West is seventh (1.25).
â€¢ Alabama Stateâ€™s Chelsea Nash (12.33 spg) and Grambling Stateâ€™s Cherie Silas (10.5 spg) lead a group of four SWAC goalkeepers who are in the top ten in saves per game. Texas Southernâ€™s Keisha McDaniel (10.0 spg) and Alcorn Stateâ€™s Elaine Opusunju (8.3 spg) round out the list.